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Committees: Research & Development

Dr. Dorothy Kammerer-Doak
The main duty of the IUGA Research and Development Committee is to review research applications and award grant funding for original research in the field of urogynecology. The Committee also develops and promotes research projects through its members and interested individuals.

Current Projects
Recently, an update for the Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Urinary Incontinence Questionnaire was validated in the English language as part of a multi-center project. This updated version, the PISQ-R (Revised), is currently undergoing translation-validation in multiple languages. Additionally, a manuscript from the committee regarding recommendations and standardization for the evaluation of pelvic organ prolapse will soon be published. We have also established a new subcommittee, a Basic Science and Biomechanical Research Interest Group to facilitate research through international collaboration in these areas.

Current Members
Dorothy Kammerer-Doak Jonathan Duckett Olanrewaju Sorinola
Mohamed Abdel-fattah Gamal Ghoniem Kamil Svabik
Wael Agur Sharif Ismail Edward Stanford
Hazem Al-Mandeel Mitesh Parekh Satoru Takahashi
Tony Bazi Christian Phillips Safwat Tosson
Oscar Contreras Diaa E.E.Rizk Peter Takacs

Future Projects
Future projects include the development of an international surgical database, the development of an anatomical computer generated teaching module, and review of best practice for the treatment of recurrent stress urinary incontinence.

Group Feed
Mark Richey joined the group Committees: Research & Development.
Posted Sunday, January 25, 2015
Javier A. Pizarro-Berdichevsky wrote on the Committees: Research & Development wall: Dear members, I want to submit a research project application. There is any specific format? Thanks and hope to see you all next week at DC!
Posted Friday, July 18, 2014
Javier A. Pizarro-Berdichevsky joined the group Committees: Research & Development.
Posted Friday, July 18, 2014
Thomas J. Kuehl wrote on the Committees: Research & Development wall: Dear Members of R&D Committee: It might be useful to produce of list of research models and availability of shared resources to access these models. My interest is in spontaneous animal models, but there may be others. If this seems useful please let me know. If such a listing exists, please send me references/web sites. Thanks. Tom Kuehl
Posted Sunday, June 29, 2014
Juan Velasco MD joined the group Committees: Research & Development.
Posted Wednesday, May 28, 2014
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Kamil Svabik MD, Fouzia Memon, Mark Richey, Javier A. Pizarro-Berdichevsky, Diaa E. Rizk


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